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Acer G246HY PC Monitor

23.8" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Dec 2014
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18 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 45 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is 88 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Some people who reviewed the Acer G246HY considered that it was good quality. Birdman wrote on Amazon “An HDMI connection produces an extremely high quality picture” in their review and scored this PC monitor 5 stars. Davejay gave it a score of 4 stars and said “First LED monitor that I've bought, was quick to be delivered & tried it out with a few HD films via my laptop and I'm impressed with the picture quality”. Fred Gibbs said on Amazon “If you are looking for a good, high quality and reasonably priced monitor to use with a computer or games console, then I highly recommend this one”.

Good Picture Quality

Several customers reckoned that the Acer G246HY had good picture quality. Leee T said three years ago “Acer G276 LED monitor excellent picture quality for the price” in their review of the Acer G246HY. Lukefierce said on Amazon two years ago “Awesome screen and picture quality is superb”. Studvart said on Amazon “Great picture quality” in their Acer G246HY review.

A few Acer G246HY reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. Dodo Fan gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “At 24inch is clearly much more striking to look at, Sharp and bright with good colour saturation” in their review of this PC monitor. Graham gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review on Amazon “Bright fresh colours very clear picture”. Mr. D. Heard mentioned on Amazon “Picture is better than most TN monitors and colours are good too” in their review of this PC monitor.

A number of people who reviewed the Acer G246HY mentioned that it had clear images. Alexander Nicholas Kimberley mentioned in his Acer G246HY review “Nice monitor, good colour, good brightness and clarity”. Mr. Stephen Ellis said on Amazon “Like others it has superb clarity, really easy to read screen, drivers work” in his review of the Acer G246HY.

One Acer G246HY owner mentioned that it had a good refresh rate.

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Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. Nathan Waterhouse wrote in his review two years ago “It took 5 minutes to set up and was easy to plug in” . Reeveyews wrote in their Acer G246HY review three years ago “Dead simple to set up and very easy on the eye too, in all senses”. Robert Jones said “Easy to set up, colors good, may need to tweek your grafics card, overall very pleased”.

One Acer G246HY reviewer concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Dodo Fan wrote in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “The display remains at factory settings and looks just fine” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One customer concluded that it was easy to use. One person who reviewed the Acer G246HY considered that it was easy to handle. H Teagle wrote on Amazon two years ago “Have played a couple of games on it and it handles everything very nicely”.

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Good Size

Several Acer G246HY owners wrote in their reviews that the product was thin. Birdman said in their review of the Acer G246HY on Amazon three years ago “A very slim monitor finished in piano black with anti-glare screen” and scored it 5 stars.

One Acer G246HY reviewer said that the product was a good size. Morris wrote in his Acer G246HY review “I was advised at University to purchase a good size monitor to connect my Mac book air”.

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Good Connectivity

Several Acer G246HY reviewers who purchased the product wrote that it had email functionality. Three years ago Reeveyews mentioned on Amazon “Even straightforward email packages are much easier to handle in this wider format” in their review of the Acer G246HY and scored the product very highly.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was able to connect to the internet. L. Curtis scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon two years ago “Bought this after a keyboard/monitor interface caused by stupid people on the internet ; ) It's a great size, good refresh rate, nice”.

One person reckoned that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Thomas said in his review “This monitor is literally incredible! The picture quality is awesome in HDMI, its so sharp” .

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Robust

A few Acer G246HY owners considered that it was reliable. One Acer G246HY reviewer considered that the product was well made. Geejaybee wrote in their review on Amazon “It is not poorly put together and as I say very good for the price”.

Good Support

Two people who bought the Acer G246HY concluded that it had good technical guidance. Dodo Fan said on Amazon three years ago “The accompanying CD disk does contain a full manual and is more comprehensive” in their review of the Acer G246HY and rated the Acer G246HY 5 stars.

Nice Design

One Acer G246HY owner concluded that this PC monitor was good looking. Three years ago Loko3610 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Thin, stylish and looks great”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Medium monitors manufactured by Acer have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer G246HY has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC displays of this age and type do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the AOC E2360[plb_1484895_price], the Wortmann AG Terra 2455W, Greenline Plus[plb_1903977_price], and the iiyama P2252HS-B1[plb_1569399_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the G246HY, the vertical viewing angle of the Acer G246HY of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years that we have assessed, the Acer G246HY's horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the G246HY have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 1,800°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Acer G246HY is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC monitors of this type and age.

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Has Two Cables Included

The Acer G246HY has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Shallow

When compared to other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the G246HY that we have checked, the Acer G246HY's depth of only 15 millimeters is one of the shallowest. The average depth of PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the G246HY is 110mm, and the depths range from 12mm to 560mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Acer G246HY is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price]; or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago, the Acer G246HY does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that are a comparable age to the G246HY do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer G246HY is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The lowest RMS rated audio power of PC screens of a similar spec and age to the G246HY is 0.5W, the highest is 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.2W. At only 1.5 Watts, the Acer G246HY has a quite low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Quite Short Mean Time Between Failures

The Acer G246HY has one of the shorter mean time between failures (only 30,000 hours) amongst PC displays of this age. PC screens of this age and spec have mean time between failures of between 30h and 70,000h, and the average mean time between failures is 33,000h.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Acer G246HY has a quite dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. Across all the similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the Acer G246HY has one of the slower response times amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer G246HY

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium monitor was released over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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LCD Display Type

The Acer G246HY has an LCD display type which is better than most LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it. Most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.

Alternative PC displays that have an LCD Display currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Benq BL2211TM[plb_2022153_price], or the HP ProDisplay P221[plb_1604027_price].

If you would prefer a PC screen with a better display type then you might want to consider the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price] (LED and higher rated), or the iiyama XU2390HS[plb_2204569_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Average Width

With a width of 565 millimeters, the Acer G246HY has a fairly average width compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the G246HY.

Other 565mm wide PC monitors currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Benq BL2410[plb_1463501_price], or the Philips 241S4[plb_1469139_price].

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Specification

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HD Type
HDCP
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Digital Horizontal Frequency
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Viewable Size, Horizontal
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
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HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
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Energy Star Certified
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Cables Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 August 2015 by Rmh88
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Electricity cost when switched on $36.70
Electricity cost when on standby $22.04
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Total running cost over 5 years $58.74
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g246hy, g246hyl, 1920x1080, acer code, acer g246, acer 100m1, acer g246h, umqg6ee011, acer g246hy, acer p198846, acer g246hyl, acer 250cdm2, acer p236706, acer g246hylb, acer p236706p, acer p198846p, acer g246hylbm, acer g246hylbi, acer g246hylbd, acer 1920x1080, acer umqg6ee005, acer g246hylbid, acer umqg6ee001, acer umqg6ee011, acer g246hylbmj, acer umqg6ee009, acer g246hylbmjj, asrockasusantecarcticb g246
Barcodes 00887899708626, 04712196803179, 04712196803186, 04712196803216, 04712196803285, 04712196803292, 04712196892258, 04713147530441, 08878997086268

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